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Add 18/54 and 2/5

18/54 + 2/5 is 11/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 5 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    18/54 = 18 × 5/54 × 5 = 90/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 54 = 270,
    2/5 = 2 × 54/5 × 54 = 108/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/270 + 108/270 = 90 + 108/270 = 198/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/15

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